Jess Butler Acupuncture

De-Stress with Acupuncture and Qigong

In both Chinese Medicine and Western Medicine, stress is presenting itself as an important (sometimes annoying) player in how our bodies operate. Whether stress manifests in your digestion, muscle tension, sleeping patterns, pain or any other way, acupuncture can help. The beauty of acupuncture is it supports your body by stimulating specific points to process […]

Acupuncture: Soothing the angry snow person in us all!

A fun little image to help the angry snow person in our lives. A little acupuncture can go a long way!  

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Acupuncture for Pain

Pain is a real, well…pain. It prevents us from living a carefree life. When in pain, you may find everyday activities requiring a lot more energy and patience. Going to the store may seem like an incredibly difficult task. Getting out of bed may seem overwhelming. However pain affects you, acupuncture can help. In Chinese […]

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A Couple of Needles to Keep the Symptoms Away

Acupuncture can seem far fetched to most people. The idea of sticking needles into the body, no matter how tiny and pain free they may be, can seem scary and useless. How can acupuncture help, you may ask? Here’s a brief explanation from both a Traditional Chinese Medicine perspective and from recent Western Medical research. […]

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Acupuncture Holiday Specials!

Everyone knows that the holidays can create a lot of stress. What better way to ease yourself through the many obstacles of holiday (and regular old non-holiday) life with some self care? Acupuncture can support you in navigating through the tough times. A recent study showed acupuncture prevented stress hormone spikes which decreased the overall […]

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Stress is a real pain in the neck!

Everyone has had one of those pain in the neck days, weeks, months or even years where the stress level is extremely high. Life is hectic: family issues pop up, you or your community may be experiencing hardships or you keep getting that pesky cold! Whatever the stressor, life can be a strenuous exercise in […]

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Spring into Acupuncture!

  In case you haven’t noticed, it’s finally starting to get warmer. Even the birds are getting excited for the upcoming spring. You may also have observed a change in how you are feeling. Not to worry, that is normal. Transitions between seasons can be felt in the environment but also in our bodies. In […]

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Winter Blues Be Gone!

  Robert Frost once wrote, “You can’t get too much winter in the winter.” I, for one, wholeheartedly disagree with Mr. Frost.  To be honest, I had way too much of this winter in January so it is no surprise that in March, I am REALLY over it. As an acupuncturist, most of my patients […]

How many treatments will do the trick?

When you have a symptom that you are frustrated with, you want relief right away. Who wouldn’t? As an acupuncturist, that is a frequent question: How many treatments will I need? Here are some things to keep in mind as you begin to explore your own path to healing. How long you have had the […]

The Benefits of a Poke

One of the strengths of acupuncture is that the entire body and all its systems are used to diagnose and treat patients.  Questions asked prior to your treatment run the gamut from what you eat and how thirsty you tend to be all the way to how often you have a bowel movement. (The last […]